Alvernia University

Introduction

Located in the Greater Metropolitan region of Philadelphia, the 8th largest metropolitan economy in the USA, Alvernia University offers international students excellent opportunities to earn a high-quality education and exposure to leading US companies. Founded in 1958, the university supports a campus population of more than 2,900 students pursuing a range of undergraduate and graduate degree options.

The Greater Metropolitan region of Philadelphia is the 8th largest metropolitan economy in the USA. International students pursuing a degree with Alvernia University will have access to major US employers right on their doorstep. Highly rated, and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP.org), the program is designed for working professionals who place equal value on intellectual achievement and professional growth. Traditional format MBA classes are offered on campus in Reading, Pennsylvania and evening classes at several locations in the Philadelphia area. Prerequisite business classes are also available to students without a business undergraduate degree.

Attractive scholarship opportunities are also available for qualifying international students. After scholarship, the MBA (30 credit hour) tuition is only US$14,650 for Nigerian students. It is one of only a few ACBSP accredited programs not requiring GMAT. Research reports point to Post-MBA starting pay increasing 41-50% over Pre-MBA pay. MBA starting salaries in the US can range from US$55,000 to US$85,000 depending on concentration and experience.

Ranking

The university is ranked #111 of Regional Universities North by US News and World Report. Alvernia’s quality has also been touted by the Carnegie Foundation and many other industry leaders.

International Scholarships

Merit based scholarships of up to $68,000 at undergraduate level and $8,000 for the MBA program.

Location

The campus location is in Reading, one-hour from downtown Philadelphia. New York and Washington DC are within a few hours of driving.

Teaching Quality

With a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the university offers every student an individualized learning experience in a welcoming community.

Select Programs

BS in Biology; BS in Medical Laboratory Science; BS in Chemistry; BS in Environmental Science; BS in Healthcare Science; BS in Mathematics; MBA; MA in Leadership; PhD in Leadership.

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate: 6.0 IELTS (or equivalent) and High School Diploma with a minimum 3.0 GPA
Graduate: 6.5 IELTS (or equivalent) and 3.0 GPA from an accredited university.

Start Dates

January and August (undergraduate)
January, May and August (graduate)

The Greater Metropolitan region of Philadelphia is the 8th largest metropolitan economy in the USA. International students pursuing a degree with Alvernia University will have access to major US employers right on their doorstep. Highly rated, and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP.org), the program is designed for working professionals who place equal value on intellectual achievement and professional growth. Traditional format MBA classes are offered on campus in Reading, Pennsylvania and evening classes at several locations in the Philadelphia area. Prerequisite business classes are also available to students without a business undergraduate degree.

Attractive scholarship opportunities are also available for qualifying international students. After scholarship, the MBA (30 credit hour) tuition is only US$14,650 for Nigerian students. It is one of only a few ACBSP accredited programs not requiring GMAT. Research reports point to Post-MBA starting pay increasing 41-50% over Pre-MBA pay. MBA starting salaries in the US can range from US$55,000 to US$85,000 depending on concentration and experience.

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  • English

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MBA

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months January 2019 USA Reading + 1 more

The Alvernia MBA is highly rated and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP.org). The program is designed for working professionals who place equal value on intellectual achievement and professional growth. [+]

You can now earn an ACBSP Accredited MBA from a ranked university in the USA for under $15,000!Located in the Greater Metropolitan region of Philadelphia, the 8th largest metropolitan economy in the USA, Alvernia University offers international students excellent opportunities to earn a high-quality education and exposure to leading US companies. Founded in 1958, the university supports a campus population of more than 2,900 students pursuing a range of undergraduate and graduate degree options.

The highly rated Alvernia MBA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The program is designed for working professionals who place equal value on intellectual achievement and professional growth. Traditional format MBA classes are offered on campus in Reading, Pennsylvania. Evening classes are offered at several locations in the Philadelphia area. Upon completion of the first academic year, international students will be given authorization to pursue Curricula Practical Training (CPT), providing experience and exposure in top US companies.... [-]


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Address 400 St Bernardine St, Reading, PA 19607
19607 Reading, Pennsylvania, USA